Bedford County Children and Youth Services is working to raise awareness of the difficulties children are facing during the coronavirus pandemic during “Child Abuse Prevention Month.”

Lisa Cairo, administrator of the county department, updated the county commissioners on the ongoing efforts to aid children in need, particularly as the demand for the department’s services has increased over the past year.

Contact Will DeShong at wdeshong@bedfordgazette.com; 623-1151, ext. 150.

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